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Beijing

Pinsent Masons adds Beijing infrastructure partner

7-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Pinsent Masons has added to its Asian infrastructure group with the hire of Formosan Brothers construction and disputes partner Helena Chen in Beijing.

Mersey Bridge

DLA and Freshfields among firms advising on £600m Mersey Gateway Project

31-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

DLA Piper, Ashurst, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Allen & Overy are among the firms to have advised on the construction of a new six-lane toll bridge over the Mersey.

Jakarta

BLP seeks to formalise Indonesia relationship with new Asia Network

19-Mar-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

Indonesia is likely to be the next target as Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) looks to expand its newly launched Asia network of independent law firms.

Construction

Clifford Chance drops as A&O soars in project finance global rankings

19-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Clifford Chance has toppled six spaces in this year’s global project finance rankings as Allen & Overy (A&O) rises to pole position with $94.9bn worth of deals.

Burma Myanmar

BLP launches Myanmar partnership and Asia network

13-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become the latest firm to move into Myanmar through a tie-up with local firm Legal Network Consultants (LNC). 

One Hyde Park

Former Slaughter and May real estate partner joins Candy & Candy

11-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Former Slaughter and May partner Dermot Rice has emerged at the company owned by billionaire property developers, Nick and Christian Candy, after leaving the firm in November.

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HS2

Peer panel: Construction – Rebuilding

7-Apr-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Beyond the headline infrastructure projects, UK construction work is still recovering from the clobbering it took during the slump

city

Spring tide

4-Mar-2013 | By James Swift

Clifford Chance again tops the global project finance rankings by deal value. It’s been a pretty rotten time for the sector, but events such as the Arab Spring are giving things a push

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Stash cloud

5 December 2011

As the authorities probe the bond dealings of JSC BTA Bank’s ex-chairman, Catherine Newman QC highlights some legal aspects of the saga that appear to add up to a near-reversal of the burden of proof

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Projects and Infrastructure Opinion

Gardfors

Building up hopes in Norway

7-Oct-2013

Newly elected Norway prime minister Solway has promised measures that will kickstart a flat infrastructure sector

Opinion: High oil prices are fuelling the flames of energy disputes

21-Jul-2008

Disputes lawyers sit with sharpened ­pencils waiting impatiently for the full force of the fallout from the credit crunch. As thumbs are twiddled, a torrent of ­disputes has already started in the energy sector. Across the world disputes are being fuelled by the unsettling effects of the high price of oil.

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Projects and Infrastructure Briefings

Video: Pillsbury partner Elizabeth Moeller on a new wave of investment in water policy weblink subscription

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 16-Apr-2014

In this video, Elizabeth Moeller discusses how developments in US water policy may lead to a new wave of investment spurred by public-private partnerships.

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